Lack of Vocational Interests Hurts Utilities

Lack of vocational interest in our younger workforce, coupled with a baby boomer retirement surge, has created major challenges for utilities across the PNW. This has been something I have talked about for a number of years and I am glad to see that the industry is now making an effort to address this issue head on.

I encourage you to read the 2-page Water Workforce Assessment Brief from the Willamette Partnership to better understand the growing need.


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